Posts Tagged ‘Internet2’

Internet2 Announces New Board Members

Ann Arbor, Mich.—-July 20, 2012–Internet2 announced today that Indiana University President Michael McRobbie was elected as the sixth chair of the board of trustees and will serve until July 2015. President McRobbie joined the board in 2009 and succeeds University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman, who served as chair for the lastyear and as […]

Colleges taking a team approach to eTextbooks

Campuses will see if electronic textbooks can bring down textbook costs and satisfy student demands, thanks to an Internet2 project eCampus News Full Article

$200M high-speed Internet program to benefit university communities

The digital corporation Gigabit Squared on Wednesday (May 23) unveiled its Neighborhood Gateway Program, an initiative that will provide $200 million in funding for up to six Gigabit University (Gig.U) member institutions. Gig.U is a nationwide consortium of universities and communities working toward the development of ultra high-speed networks for leading U.S. universities and their […]

Internet2, 16 Major Technology Companies Announce Cloud Service Partnerships to Benefit the Nation’s Universities

Internet2 NET+ Services expand to help universities address research, education, big data and innovation challenges Arlington, VA—April 24, 2012—Internet2 and some of the nation’s most prominent high-tech firms announced today partnerships that would expedite the delivery of cloud services to college campuses nationwide, and address research, big data and innovation challenges. Internet2, the world’s most […]

Teachers throughout N.C. can plug into museum’s work

North Carolina’s classrooms are about to get a lot bigger. Virtual field trips and remote science lessons will be possible with the opening of the Nature Research Center. Across the state, classrooms will be able to connect to the SECU Daily Planet, a three-story multimedia globe that is the expanded N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ […]

Music Schools Take Performances to Next Level

University music schools might be the last place you would expect Internet connectivity to make a difference. But these days, the network does matter. By utilizing advanced research and education networks, musicians now are able to practice and perform simultaneously even when they’re miles apart. This capability has broad implications for musicians everywhere.Converge MagazineFull Article

NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure – Network Infrastructure and Engineering (CC-NIE) Program

An opportunity for leading U.S. research universities to create a platform for innovation History of Innovation The research and education community has played a seminal role in the creation of the modern Internet and the applications that have made it the most transformative technology of the 20th century. The Internet we know today is largely […]

State [Ohio] demonstrates super-fast Internet network that will increase bandwidth tenfold

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich and medical officials across the state met at Ohio State University Medical Center on Monday to demonstrate Ohio’s new investment in a super-fast Internet connection.cleveland.comFull Story

Internet2 and IPV6 provide new opportunities for music

University of Waikato musicians in Hamilton used high-speed Internet2 and IPv6 format to link digital video and audio and open this year’s Asian Telemusic Concert at the Musicacoustica festival live in Beijing.SOURCE: Internet2

New Higher-Capacity Transatlantic Internet Links Between Europe and the USA

Cambridge, UK, 29 September 2011 – Researchers and students across Europe and the US will soon be able to work in closer partnership following a major expansion in transatlantic research network capacity delivered by the pan-European GÉANT network and America Connects to Europe (ACE), a collaboration between Internet2, Indiana University GlobalNOC, DANTE and NYSERnet.SOURCE: Internet2Read […]